Kill Her Twice
by Jack Fredrickson

Chicago PI Dek Elstrom is called into action when a man acquitted of his wife’s murder asks Dek to investigate the strange circumstances around her death.

A shocking chain of events occur after midnight one night on a quiet suburban street in West Chicago. The first neighbor hears a woman scream. The second sees the lights in the Tripps’ house being switched on, one by one, room after room. The third receives a call from a voice he doesn’t recognize, screaming at him to come over right away. But to where?

When the police arrive on the street, Sara Tripp is discovered brutally murdered. Her husband, Martin Tripp, is put on trial for her murder and acquitted. Martin is convinced Sara was scared of something before she died, and he wants private investigator Dek Elstrom to find out what it was. As Dek investigates, he makes a series of disturbing discoveries. Can he get to the truth of what really happened that terrifying night?


“A sleek Windy City noir with a distinctly retro feel”

Kirkus Reviews

“Well-crafted... sure to garner new fans for this delightfully eccentric detective series”

Publishers Weekly on Tagged for Murder

“The writing here is splendid, echoing genre veteran Loren D. Estleman, and Dek Elstrom is the kind of guy we genuinely like spending time with”

Booklist on Hidden Graves

“A satisfyingly hard-boiled crime novel”

Publishers Weekly on Hidden Graves

“The criminals are clever and the detective even more clever, making Fredrickson’s sixth case one of his best”

Kirkus Reviews on Hidden Graves

“Fans of hard-boiled detective fiction will find a lot to like”

Publishers Weekly on The Confessors' Club

Jack Fredrickson

Jack Fredrickson lives west of Chicago. He is the author of eight Dek Elstrom PI mysteries, the first of which, A Safe Place for Dying, was nominated for the Shamus Award for Best First Novel, and one standalone, Silence the Dead. He is also the author of The Black Cage in the Milo Rigg series.

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Kill Her Twice by Jack Fredrickson is available in the following formats

Paperback978144830837829th September 2022140 X 215mm224£13.99
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